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Produce

As a noun, the product of natural growth, labor, or capital. Articles produced or grown from or on the soil, or found in the soil.

As a verb, to bring forward; to show or exhibit; to bring into view or notice; as, to present a play, including its presentation in motion pictures. To produce witnesses or documents at trial in obedience to a subpoena or to be compelled to produce materials subject to discovery rules.

To make, originate, or yield, as gasoline. To bring to the surface, as oil. To yield, as revenue. Thus, funds are produced by taxation, not when the tax is levied, but when the sums are collected.

produce

(Manufacture), verb accomplish, achieve, assemble, bear, beget, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to pass, build, coin, compose, conceive, concoct, construct, contrive, create, devise, draw up, effect, effectuate, engender, erect, fabricate, fashion, form, formulate, furnish, generate, give birth to, give rise to, hatch, institute, invent, make, make up, originate, prepare, procreate, propagate, raise, realize, result in, turn out, yield
Associated concepts: producing cause

produce

(Offer to view), verb air, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to light, bring to the fore, bring to the front, demonstrate, disclose, display, divulge, dramatize, evidence, evince, exhibit, expose, give a perrormance, hold up to view, impart, lay bare, lay out, make visible, manifest, parade, present, put on display, put on the stage, reveal, set out, show, uncover, unfold, unmask, unscreen, unveil
Associated concepts: failure to produce, notice to produce, produce a witness, produce evidence
See also: adduce, avail, bear, build, cargo, cause, commodities, compose, conjure, constitute, create, develop, discharge, effectuate, engender, evoke, exhibit, fabricate, form, formulate, frame, furnish, generate, germinate, goods, increase, induce, inspire, invent, make, manufacture, merchandise, occasion, offer, originate, output, perform, perpetrate, proceeds, product, profit, propagate, provide, pullulate, realize, supply, tender, yield
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Living much out of doors, in the sun and wind, will no doubt produce a certain roughness of character--will cause a thicker cuticle to grow over some of the finer qualities of our nature, as on the face and hands, or as severe manual labor robs the hands of some of their delicacy of touch.
But this indication of his taste for good cheer, joined to the annunciation of his being a follower of the Court, who had lost himself at the great hunting-match, cannot induce the niggard Hermit to produce better fare than bread and cheese, for which his guest showed little appetite; and ``thin drink,'' which was even less acceptable.
The problem, therefore, was either to make steel wire a better conductor, or to produce a copper wire that would be strong enough.
Until now, its dynamic force has remained under restraint, and has only been able to produce a small amount of power.
We Russians, speaking generally, have never had those foolish transcendental "romantics"--German, and still more French--on whom nothing produces any effect; if there were an earthquake, if all France perished at the barricades, they would still be the same, they would not even have the decency to affect a change, but would still go on singing their transcendental songs to the hour of their death, because they are fools.
Coquenard drew the dish toward her, skillfully detached the two great black feet, which she placed upon her husband's plate, cut off the neck, which with the head she put on one side for herself, raised the wing for Porthos, and then returned the bird otherwise intact to the servant who had brought it in, who disappeared with it before the Musketeer had time to examine the variations which disappointment produces upon faces, according to the characters and temperaments of those who experience it.
You who are in power have only the means that money produces -- we who are in expectation, have those which devotion prompts.
Arva' is a root very generally dispersed over the South Seas, and from it is extracted a juice, the effects of which upon the system are at first stimulating in a moderate degree; but it soon relaxes the muscles, and exerting a narcotic influence produces a luxurious sleep.
By discarding a claim to knowledge of the ultimate purpose, we shall clearly perceive that just as one cannot imagine a blossom or seed for any single plant better suited to it than those it produces, so it is impossible to imagine any two people more completely adapted down to the smallest detail for the purpose they had to fulfill, than Napoleon and Alexander with all their antecedents.
Thus, my friends," said Barbicane, "all motion suddenly stopped produces heat.
Martin, the country presented its usual dull brown appearance; but here, a very small rill of water produces a most refreshing margin of luxuriant vegetation.
And yet as no nation produces so many drunken quarrels, especially among the lower people, as England (for indeed, with them, to drink and to fight together are almost synonymous terms), I would not, methinks, have it thence concluded, that the English are the worst-natured people alive.